Small Animal Surgery Online (User Guide and Access Code), PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference, 3rd Edition

Small Animal Surgery Online (User Guide and Access Code)

3rd Edition PIN Code and User Guide to Continually Updated Online Reference

By Theresa Welch Fossum, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVS, Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX


Part I: General surgical principles

1. Principles of surgical asepsis

2. Sterilization and disinfection

3. Surgical facilities, equipment, and personnel

4. Care and maintenance of the surgical environment

5. Preoperative assessment of the surgical patient

6. Preparation of the operative site

7. Preparation of the surgical team

8. Surgical instrumentation

9. Biomaterials, suturing and hemostasis

10. Surgical infections and antibiotic selection

11. Intraoperative and postoperative care of the surgical patient

12. Fundamentals of physical rehabilitation

13. Management of perioperative pain

14. Principles of minimally invasive surgery

Part II: Soft tissue surgery

15. Surgery of the integumentary system

16. Surgery of the eye

17. Surgery of the ear

18. Surgery of the abdominal cavity

19. Surgery of the digestive system

20. Surgery of the liver

21. Surgery of the extrahepatic biliary system

22. Surgery of the endocrine system

23. Surgery of the hemolymphatic system

24. Surgery of the kidney and ureter

25. Surgery of the bladder and urethra

26. Surgery of the reproductive and genital systems

27. Surgery of the cardiovascular system

28. Surgery of the upper respiratory system

29. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: lungs and thoracic wall

30. Surgery of the lower respiratory system: pleural cavity and diaphragm

Part III: Orthopedics

31. Fundamentals of orthopedic surgery

32. Management of specific fractures

33. Diseases of the joints

34. Management of muscle and tendon injury or disease

35. Other diseases of bones and joints

Part IV: Neurosurgery

36. Fundamentals of neurosurgery

37. Surgery of the brain

38. Surgery of the cervical spine

39. Surgery of the thoracolumbar spine

40. Surgery of the lumbosacral spine

41. Nonsurgical diseases of the spine